Oliver’s Camp

Tucked away in the remote south of Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp comprises of just 10 well-appointed ensuite tents, each with indoor and outdoor showers plus plenty of hot running water. Interiors complement the camp’s natural setting, with handmade African mahogany furniture and red leather armchairs to match the rusty soils outside. Private verandas offer lovely views of Tarangire’s ubiquitous baobab trees.

The understated main lodge is generally where meals are served communally in the dining room or al fresco. Guests can also relax here in the comfortable chairs or around the crackling campfire. Commonly seen around the campsite are zebra, elephant, spotted hyena and sometimes even lion or leopard!

Activities at Oliver’s Camp include two game drives a day in open gameviewing vehicles where everyone gets a “window” seat. Other options include night drives, walking safaris led by a knowledgeable guide and armed park ranger as well as fly camping, which offers a chance to sleep beneath the stars. Guests can also arrange a hot air balloon safari, a truly memorable activity which will have you floating over the plains and all its wildlife.

Location

How to get to Oliver’s Camp

Guests can fly into Kuro Airstrip, which is around 60 minutes by road to Oliver’s Camp.

Activities at Oliver’s Camp

  • Game drives
  • Night safaris
  • Guided nature walks
  • Fly camping
  • Hot air ballooning

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Oliver’s Camp Highlights

  • An authentic tented camp in a secluded corner of Tarangire National Park
  • Renowned for great gameviewing and wildlife visitors
  • An intimate, casual atmosphere suited to both couples and families
  • A wide range of activities on offer from night drives to fly camping
  • Specialists in walking safaris

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Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Tarangire National Park region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

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Little Oliver’s Camp

Little Oliver’s Camp offers an exclusive experience of Tarangire National Park, with only five beautiful tents full of handmade furniture, indoor and outdoor showers and private decks.

Nimali Tarangire

Small and intimate Nimali Tarangire is a hidden gem located in a private concession bordering Tarangire National Park.

Oliver’s Camp

Located in the remote south of Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp offers authentic bush luxury with just 10 well-appointed ensuite tents, each with indoor and outdoor showers and private verandas.

Sanctuary Swala Camp

Set in a very secluded corner of Tarangire National Park, Sanctuary Swala offers twelve canvas pavilions that epitomise luxury and an exclusive safari experience of this picturesque reserve.

Tarangire Safari Lodge

Family-run Tarangire Safari Lodge features spacious ensuite tents and thatched bungalows as well as panoramic vistas of the plains and game by the Tarangire River below.

Tarangire Treetops

Situated just outside Tarangire National Park, this enchanting safari camp features 20 elevated open-fronted guest bedrooms with views across the Tarangire plains.

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Tanzania Overview

Why travel to Tanzania? Few places in the world can offer the immense diversity and quantity of game found in Tanzania, nor the ease of viewing it. Tanzania is also the arena for the great wildebeest and zebra migration and has some of Africa’s most stunning scenery.

When is the best time to view animals in Tanzania? The best time to visit is November to May when the wildebeest herds amass on the Serengeti’s southern plains. Feb/Mar is when the herds are calving. The dry season (Jun to Sep) is the best time to visit Tarangire and the Nyerere.

What is the culture of Tanzania?With some 120 tribes, Tanzania is culturally very diverse, with peoples ranging from the Nilotic Maasai to Hadza bushmen, the Makonde (famous for their wood carvings) and Swahili-speaking coast-dwellers, some descended from Arabs.

What is the climate in Tanzania? Much of the Serengeti is over 5,000 ft so temperatures vary between 22°- 29°C. It is generally sunny and windy, with rain falling between Nov – May as isolated showers. The low-lying Rift Valley is much hotter (30°-35°C), while the coast is hot and humid. The Ngorongoro Highlands can be cool to cold at night.

What can I combine with Tanzania? Kenya. Most visitors arrive via Nairobi in Kenya so it is easy to combine parks in the two countries. Kenya’s famous Masai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti and the wildebeest migration can be found here in September/October.

How to get to Tanzania? You can fly via Johannesburg in South Africa then north to Nairobi in Kenya. Or fly via the Middle East to Nairobi. We can organise road transfers from there to Arusha, the “safari capital” of northern Tanzania; alternatively, you can fly into Kilimanjaro Airport.

Do I need a Visa for Tanzania? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Tanzania? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

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